MAJ Grosvenor W. Fish Jr.
3028-B Stony Lonesome
West Point, NY 10996
Well, only one more report after this one and 1 will be replaced by a classmate to be named.
Ken Yoshitani was just promoted to Sr Engr for Fluor Pioneer, a Chicago-based engr & const firm, serving the elec-power industry by providing engr, procurement, and constr svs for nuc and fossil-fueled plants. Jay Stevison has been appointed resident VP of Allied Insurance Co. and its subsidiary, Pacific Employers Insurance Co. He previously was sr strategy analyst with INA Corp. Ronald Floto has been promoted to gp VP, Admin, for Jewel Food Stores. Ron will head the VP group responsible for fin, const and maint info svs, real estate and field admin. Ron, Sam and their children Lisa John, Mary, Patricia reside in LaGrane, IL.
Rich Hall of L-2 and I-2 fame is presently in CO where he saw Les Hagie and his wife, also Tim Simmons, and Robert Sowada who dropped out yearling year. Sowada is a prof at Mesa College. Rich says "May Broncomania afflict your progeny." (pre-game)
The WP Soc of Chicago just elected Dennis Coll to be the new pres and Jack Cooley (a lawyer) to the directors. Tom White advises that Terry Ryan will be at Ft Belvoir and DC the next few years. Tom is an advisor to a NG FA gp in RI. He invites all to visit.
Judy Williams writes that Ron is attending ACSC at Maxwell AFB in Montgomery, AL. Steve & Olive Pack and Don & Barbara Hall are there also. Ron is headed for 6 mos TDY at Rucker, Edwards and then, Jan 1979, starts Naval Test Pilot Sch. Also Matthew Williams joined the family on 15 Jan 1978.From Iran Rick Kuzman reports that the Class of '65 is well and that he has been in Tehran, Iran, for 2 yrs as cmdr of the Army Comm Unit. Tom Mushovic is an advisor with ARMISH/MAAG. Tom and Rick are going to C&GS this summer. Paul Bucha was the Gen Mgr of E.D.S. World Corp and has since moved to Paris. His replacement is Lloyd Briggs. Rich ran into Carl Letterie and his family in Bahrain. Carl is monitoring fuel purchases for DOD. Mark Walsh has been assigned to SHAPE HQ in Belgium after AFSC. Iran is heavily saturated with Grads; 2 of the 4 generals are West Pointers and many of the civ contractors are also.
Locally it's time for a few to leave after 4 yrs here. Joe & Lynn DeFrancisco, Sherry & Kim Olmstead , and Judy and me. Also leaving will be Rick & Patty Shinseki, Alice & Pat Kenny, Julie & Bob Radcliff and Kay Ellen & John Connor. Saw Duncan Brown last night-he is the aide for the Chief of Engrs GEN Morris.
During my past 2 yrs I've tried to keep a low profile concerning myself and my family. However I was just elected to Bd of Dirs of the U.S. Orienteering Federation and I was also selected to be the U.S. Official and team coach for the U.S. team at the World U. Orienteering Championships in Jyvoskyle, Finland, 18-23 Jul. (3 of my cadets are on the team.) Enough for now-Write, Write!!! Bud